Waterside Arts Centre

Waterside Arts Centre
1 Waterside Plaza, Sale, Cheshire, M33 7ZF
  • Telephone 0161 912 5616
  • Bar open Daily 10am–5pm (8pm on class & performance nights)
  • Box office times Daily10am–5pm (8pm on class & performance nights);
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  • Website www.watersideartscentre.co.uk
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Waterside Arts Centre

This canal-side arts centre hosting theatre, comedy, dance, music, art exhibitions across three gallery spaces and screenings of classic films and new releases. Waterside Arts Centre also run art, dance and fitness classes and is home to Creative Industries Trafford (CIT), who deliver professional development support to artists and creatives.

Events at this venue

There are 38 events at this location

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Andy Fairweather Low & The Lowriders

The former frontman of 60s group Amen Corner, who has worked with the likes of Hendrix, Dylan and Clapton, playing songs from throughout his 40-year career.

Fri 20 Oct

£22–£24 / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Barbara Nice: Raffle!

Phoenix Nights actress Janice Connolly's housewife alter ego share her life-affirming stories.

Wed 25 Oct

£14 (£12) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Best of Buzz Comedy

Comedy showcase.

Sat 2 Sep

£12 (£10) / 0161 912 5616

Sharp and opinionated humour from UK-based South African stand-up Mark Palmer. Plus Reverend Allan Finnegan and Dan Bland.

  • 20:00

Sat 14 Oct

The Chambers

£12 (£10) / 0161 912 5616

James Sherwood delivers self-penned songs and topical satire; plus self-deprecating tales from Dylan Gott and sets by Manchester-based comedians Tony Wright and Jamie Hutchinson.

  • 20:00

Chantry Dance Company: The Sandman

A contemporary ballet inspired by the Hans Christian Anderson tale of Ole Lukoje and featuring an original score by composer Tim Mountain.

Thu 28 Sep

£12 (£11) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

ComedySportz 4 Tots

An interactive non-competitive friendly version of the improv troupes comedy show packed with stories, songs, silly noises and big laughs.

Sat 26 Aug

£5 (£3) / 0161 912 5616

  • 15:00

Sat 16 Sep

£5 (£3) / 0161 912 5616

  • 15:00

ComedySportz 4 Tots

An interactive non-competitive friendly version of the improv troupes comedy show packed with stories, songs, silly noises and big laughs.

Sat 9 Sep

£5 (£3) / 0161 912 5616

  • 15:00

Sat 21 Oct

£5 (£3) / 0161 912 5616

  • 15:00

ComedySportz

Improvisational comedy from two teams who are battling it out for laughs by creating sketches, songs and all kinds of scenes from audience suggestions.

Sat 26 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0161 912 5616

An all ages, all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs, as players create quick-witted sketches, scenes and songs from whatever suggestions are thrown at them by the audience.

  • 18:30

Sat 9 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0161 912 5616

Fast-paced improv show as performers respond to suggestions and ideas from the audience.

  • 18:30

Sat 16 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0161 912 5616

Fast-paced improv show as performers respond to suggestions and ideas from the audience.

  • 18:30

Sat 21 Oct

£7 (£5) / 0161 912 5616

Fast-paced improv show as performers respond to suggestions and ideas from the audience.

  • 18:30

Darren Pritchard Dance: Body Of Light

An interactive solo dance work using Kinect One motion sensor to control projected imagery.

Sun 22 Oct

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 11:30
  • 13:30
  • 15:30

Edward And Eliza - And The Smashing Of The Van

Set in 1867, this tale about Edward and his Irish wide, Eliza, who struggle to make a living from their small shop. Edward's brother is shot dead in Manchester by two Irish Republicans, and this event leads to the struggles between the couple. Directed by Chris Honer.

Fri 13 Oct

The Chambers

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Ella Fitzgerald At 100 with Martin Taylor & Alison Burns

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF ELLA FITZGERALD When you think of legendary singer Ella Fitzgerald, you think of some of the greatest music ever performed. 2017 marks a very special year as one of the most loved entertainers of all time, Ella Fitzgerald, will be celebrated around the world with a series of commemorative…

Thu 9 Nov

£17.50–£19.50 / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show

  • Directed by: Leanne Harwood

A song and dance show featuring a number of performers showcasing well-known tunes including 'Do You Love Me', 'Big Girls Don't Cry' and 'I've Had The Time Of My Life'.

Thu 21 Sep

£22.50 / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30 – 21:30

An Evening with Gervase Phinn

The Yorkshire writer and radio personality talks about his life and work.

Fri 22 Sep

£18.50 / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Five More Minutes: Travelled Companions (Ages 3-6)

An interactive family show about the magical time between awake and asleep featuring live music and puppetry.

Sun 17 Sep

The Robert Bolt Theatre

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 13:00

Gary Delaney: There's Something About Gary

The something about Gary is that he has a lot of opinions on jokes and is going to let you hear them (and hopefully some jokes) on his latest tour.

Sun 24 Sep

£16 / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30 – 21:25

Handa's Surprise

Show for ages 2–6 about Handa's journey to see her best friend Akeyo in the next village.

Fri 27 Oct

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 11:30
  • 13:30
  • 15:30

Happily Ever After: Action Transport Theatre (Over 5s)

The queen is growing impatient. Her lazy son will never be king until he grows up, gets married and starts acting like one. She invites hundreds of princesses from across the land, hoping to find the perfect bride for the prince, but he isn't impressed by any of them. Then one day a princess arrives accompanied by her…

Sun 29 Oct

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 14:30

The Hunting of the Snark

  • Directed by: Gemma Colclough
  • Written by: Gareth Cooper (music & lyrics)

Musical comedy inspired by Lewis Carroll's nonsense poem.

Wed 18 Oct

£14 (£11) / 0161 912 5616

  • 11:30
  • 13:30

Joe Stilgoe: Songs On Film

After two sell-out years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe finally takes his smash hit show on tour.

Fri 6 Oct

£20 / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Kathy Lette's Girls Night Out

New show from Kathy Lette, taking everything on board – from puberty to menopause – with men, marriage, toy boys, Prince William, and George Clooney along the way.

Sat 21 Oct

The Robert Bolt Theatre

£16 / 0161 912 5616

  • 20:00

Little Frankenstein: Lempen Puppet Theatre (Over 5s)

Interactive tale featuring the character of Frank Stein who, inspired by the scientist Dr Frankenstein, creates a new real live puppet that is destined to change his life forever!

Sun 10 Sep

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 14:00

Louise Jordan: No Petticoats Here

The singer-songwriter from Hampshire is skilled at interpreting stories through song. In this show she considers the extraordinary lives and achievements of women during the First World War - from Hertha Ayrton who invented a fan to clear poison gas from the trenches, to footballers like Lily Parr who kept the game alive…

Thu 14 Sep

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Mark Thomas: A Show That Gambles on the Future

  • 4 stars

Mark Thomas sets out to discover what the future has in store for us by collecting and examining his own predictions and those of his audiences before gambling on their outcome.

Wed 4 Oct

£16 (£12) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Mary Pearson: FoMO, MOFOs!

Solo dance piece about a woman being lost in a digital state of being, combining surreal comedy and vulnerability.

Fri 6 Oct

The Chambers

£12 (£10) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Michael Morpurgo's King Arthur

Story Pocket Theatre bring to life thrilling stories of Camelot, Merlin and Arthur with music, puppetry and storytelling. Suitable for ages 7+.

Sat 21 Oct

£12 (£8) / 0161 912 5616

  • 14:00

Oliver!: Sale Nomads Theatre Club

  • Written by: Lionel Bart (lyrics & music)

Lionel Bart's musical based on Charles Dickens's novel Oliver Twist about an orphan, who falls into the clutches of Fagin and his gang of child pickpockets.

Wed 25 Oct

The Robert Bolt Theatre

£12 (Children £10 under 14s; £10) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Thu 26 Oct

The Robert Bolt Theatre

£12 (Children £10 under 14s; £10) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Fri 27 Oct

The Robert Bolt Theatre

£12 (Children £10 under 14s; £10) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Sat 28 Oct

The Robert Bolt Theatre

£12 (Children £10 under 14s; £10) / 0161 912 5616

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Paradise Lodge

Doodlebug Productions present a thought-provoking musical comedy, exploring how we deal with dementia, the nature of identity, reality, love, loss and aching loneliness.

Fri 20 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet

Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.

Fri 27 Oct

£14 / 0161 912 5616

  • 20:00 – 21:50

Sentinel: A Sound & Light Performance

A soundtrack of analogue synths, electronic rhythms and ethereal vocals combines with data visualisation, video projection and lasers for a performance inspired by themes of climate change and migration. Sentinel is written & performed by Richard Evans (formerly a keyboardist with James, songwriter & guitarist…

Thu 19 Oct

£8–£10 / 0161 912 5616

  • 20:00

Shark in the Park

A stage adaptation of Nick Sharratt's well-loved children's stories, Shark In The Park, Shark In The Dark and Shark In The Park On A Windy Day.

Sun 15 Oct

£11 (£9; £36) / 0161 912 5616

  • 13:30
  • 15:30

The Smiths Ltd

The band pays tribute to the Mancunian, Morrissey-led outfit by performing heartfelt indie covers, such as 'This Charming Man' and 'How Soon Is Now?'

Fri 15 Sep

£12; £10 adv / 0161 912 5616

  • 20:00

Soul Sessions With Apphia Campbell

The international cabaret star celebrates Nina Simone's music with live piano accompaniment.

Sun 15 Oct

£12–£14 / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

Blackeyed Theatre presents Nick Lane's adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic bogey tale.

Thu 12 Oct

£15 (£13) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Fri 13 Oct

£15 (£13) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

There And Back Again: An Odyssey: Lyngo Theatre

Lyngo Theatre presents an adaptation of the classical Greek epic, The Odyssey, by Patrick Lynch.

Sat 9 Sep

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 14:30

Three: Wrongsemble (Ages 3-8)

The troupe weaves together famous tales, which all feature the elusive number three, including Rumpelstiltskin, Goldilocks and Grimm's Three Wanderers, with original sing-a-long songs and inventive story-telling.

Sun 1 Oct

The Robert Bolt Theatre

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 11:30
  • 14:30

Two

It Is What It Is Productions presents Jim Cartwright's award-winning tale of a northern pub and the colourful tapestry of life in a working-class town; featuring two actors playing fourteen characters.

Thu 5 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

The Value of Nothing

Laid Bare Theatre presents Kim Wiltshire's interactive show featuring Vince Fine, an ambitious man, who seems to know the price of everything, but the value of nothing, directed by Joyce Branagh.

Thu 19 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Le Vent du Nord

A lively performance from this quintessentially Quebecois band, combining excellent musicianship with an engaging stage presence.

Fri 1 Sep

£16 (Children £8) / 0161 912 5616

  • 20:00

What Became Of The Red Shoes?: Little Pixie Productions (Over 3s)

Rebecca Little's picture book story is brought to life with music, song and dance.

Tue 24 Oct

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 11:30
  • 14:30

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